Welcome to the ACE Coach Online Courses providing you with an overview of all of our online products. Click on any of the images below to LEARN MORE about each of the courses. We hope to see you on the other side.
The Kinesthetic Learning Academy is the definitive guide for parents, players and coaches in the post-COVID tennis world. Life as we know it is different and there is an opportunity to strive toward a better normal. We will see an increase in private lessons, as well as players improving their skills at home to complement weekly training. Parents can play a role in supporting their children to practice at home using the OnCourt OffCourt Kinesthetic Learning equipment shown in these videos (9 modules and 80 videos). Coaches can gain valuable activity ideas to set up stations around the court so that ultimately, you can let the activity do the teaching for you. There is no need for us to go back to 100% feeding balls and kids standing in a line because, at the end of the day, we want players to choose tennis as one of their life-long sports. In this course, you can choose from 3 packages and you will actually receive training aids with your learning. Let's get started because the ball is in your court.
Welcome to the ACE Coach Education membership site (16 online tennis courses). This site has been designed to support coaches, players and parents with best practice coaching principles. It is filled with creative activities to help retain and inspire all stages and ages of tennis players. Some of your potential challenges that you may have include; - How can I motivate children? - How can change my communication to bring out the best in my players? - How can I be more creative to help people to choose tennis as their lifelong sport? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, you are in the right place. There are lesson content activities that are engaging to ensure the highest standard of coaching is delivered. Specifically, we focus movement, mission (tactical), magic (technical) and mindset skill building activities. There are online courses, communication presentations and the latest in gaming concepts to ensure that you teach and retain players within your program in a way that is FUN and enjoyable for all. Coordination EQUALS Confidence. I hope to see you on the other side of the ACE Coach Education membership site.
ACE Tennis for Kids – Book and Video series is designed to help show you simple, fun and practical activities that you can do to play with children aged approximately 2 – 12 years. The activities are designed to improve children’s coordination and, parents’ communication skills. Movement for children is an essential foundation for a healthy lifestyle and improved levels of co-ordination in children builds self-esteem leading to greater confidence. Parents often ask the question “What can I do to help to support the weekly tennis lesson?” The following fun activities can provide creative solutions to this question. This video series covers language tips and the four fundamental ingredients for success in tennis; MOVEMENT / MAGIC (how to hit) / MISSION (where to hit) and MINDSET (life qualities). Remember that when you take action, you are in control of your destiny. The ball is in your court.
Presentation Blueprint is an online course to help you boost your speaking confidence and coaching presence so that you can deliver your message with impact. There are three key concepts embedded within the course; 1) How to be more PREPARED. 2) How to develop a RELATIONSHIP with your players/audience. 3) How to have the COURAGE to deliver your message with impact whether it be on or off a tennis court or a sporting field. We take a deeper dive into how to unpack your intellectual property into a working document and how to pace and lead your audience. Ultimately, leaving you with the confidence to deliver presentations in your own unique style with value and impact. The added bonus is that you will be able to enhance your coaching presence at the same time.
The Empower Hour FREE Mini Course focuses on boosting confidence, enhancing relationships and finding purpose. You will be taken on a journey that encourages you to become more self-aware, enhance your communication skills and become more connected to your world. Each week you will be given a game plan to ignite your motivation and help you to stay accountable. There is a short Mini Course of 3 modules while the FULL online course has 9 modules to help you walk away with practical winning strategies that will help you to unlock your potential. Ask yourself; Are you struggling with your direction? Do you need a boost in your confidence? Do you want to enhance your relationships? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Empower Hour Online Course is for you. Are you ready to feel empowered by taking action and winning your own Game, Set & Match in life?
While tennis is a predominantly gender-equal sport when it comes to prize money and opportunities to play, the female dropout rate, on the cusp of adolescence, is four times to one compared to male tennis players. Therefore, one of the great challenges we face is how to keep girls connected to tennis and retain them in the game. Consequently, the Girl Power Camps were born. This online course takes you through a step by step approach on how you can run one back at your club. The camp focuses teamwork to create a sense of belonging in which a growth mindset can flourish. The three most important elements to this camp include; ENGAGE – Vision boards, fortune cookie positive affirmations DEVELOP – Game styles based on characters and/or momentum EMPOWER – Task and team-based activities coupled with empowering coaching language to build self-esteem and confidence. Let's get started because together we can all make a difference to connect and empower girls with tennis and who knows where their journey may lead.
The 10 FREE Core Lesson Principles focus on helping beginner coaches to maximise the lesson experience for players ten and under. These coaching principles are critical if you want to engage the next generation of learners and help them choose tennis as their life-long sport.
NLP is a practical body of knowledge about human communication, behavior and performance. It is about how our thinking affects how we feel, and how our feelings affect how we behave. The first online course is an introduction to Sports NLP called TENNIS NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming) - Improve your language patterns for accelerated player performance. As oxygen is to a tennis player, words are to the coach. Words inspire. Words build people. Words teach skills. But do we take them for granted, are clichés and habitual patterns holding us and our players back? In this course, we will open up your mind to a whole new world of possibilities helping to get yourself and your players ready to unleash potential.
In this online course, we focus on different ways to master your mindset in order to play tennis in the present. Being in the moment and trusting your intuition becomes easier when you have practical mindset strategies and tactics to implement on a consistent basis. The three most common strategies that have proved to be most beneficial include anchoring, affirmations and visualizations. During the 6-minute visualizations, we tap into all the senses to help you either construct an image or remember a time to form a mental picture. This type of mindset skill has proven to be very successful from a local club level player right through to professional tennis.
Learn The Little Known “Down Under” Doubles Tactics That Will Transform Your Doubles Game. Winning Doubles the Aussie Way gives you a powerful set of strategies to DOMINATE at doubles tennis covering communication, roles, specialty shots, poaching, the Australian formation and much more! There are 6 modules filled with information, such as, understanding Partner, personalities, the Hotspot, language Matters, warm Up Cross Court, read The Racquet Face, college Tennis Warm Up, crunch Time 30-All, the 1st 3 Shots, roles and responsibilities, partner Blueprint, aussie Formation and lob and Split the Court.
This online tennis training course is for LEFT-HANDED players and it has been designed by Tina Samara, a left-handed former professional player turned coach! There are few, if any, courses designed specifically for left-handed players that also help coaches understand how to teach left-handed players. The demonstrations are all left-handed and the tactical activities have been designed to embrace the left-hander's way of thinking and feeling. Tony Palafox (former coach of John McEnroe and Tina Samara) is the special guest providing his insights on how he taught one of the best left-handed players in the world. This course is almost ready - watch this space.
There is a famous saying down under that goes, "same, same, but different", when you want to buy the same shirt but in a different color or size. That is what this online course is all about. What are the similarities and differences between pickleball and tennis? Together with OnCourt OffCourt, we have created this online course to help you "FEEL" the difference, thanks to some of the unique training aids shown in the videos. We will also provide you with activity ideas to improve your fitness and pickleball skills with some on-court drills. ENJOY!